Orla works with clients to develop ESG strategies and deliver buildings to the highest sustainability standards.
She is a Chartered Engineer and a seasoned sustainability professional with over 20 years’ experience in the built environment with a track record of delivering energy efficient and sustainable buildings.
Orla is also a board member of the Irish Green Building Council.
She joined Savills from the SEAI (Sustainable Authority of Ireland) where she was programme manager for the Project Support Unit which was responsible for developing and implementing pathways to decarbonise the public sector buildings stock. She was also Programme Manager for NZEB and High Performance Retrofit with SEAI providing advice and support on the implementation of policy and regulations for government departments.
Prior to SEAI, Orla was lead director in her own engineering consultancy company which specialised in sustainability.